Joe Schmidt

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Date of Birth January 19, 1932
Place of Birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Age 88 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Joseph Paul Schmidt is a former American football linebacker and coach.

Position: Linebacker
Date of birth: Jan 19, 1932
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
High school: Brentwood (PA)
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 7/ Pick: 85

About Joe Schmidt

Hall of Fame linebacker who played in the NFL for the Detroit Lions from 1953 to 1965 and was selected to 10 Pro Bowl teams.

Before Fame

He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh.


He won two championships with the Lions, in 1953 and 1957.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Linebacker Wayne Walker was his teammate on the Lions.

Information related to Joe Schmidt

  • Detroit Lions coaches
  • Western Conference Pro Bowl players
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees
  • Pittsburgh Panthers football players
  • Sportspeople from Pittsburgh
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Latest information about Joe Schmidt updated on October 25, 2020.

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